DuPont™ Announces Tekni-Plex as a New Authorized Converter of Medical-Grade Tyvek® Styles

DuPont™ Tyvek® Medical & Pharmaceutical Protection, a standard of excellence in health care packaging, today announced Tekni-Plex as an authorized converter of medical-grade styles Tyvek® 1073B, Tyvek® 1059B, Tyvek® 2FS™ and Tyvek® 40L. This authorized converter agreement ensures continuity of support for medical device manufacturers (MDMs) currently working with Amcor's North American Flexible Packaging business unit which sold three manufacturing facilities to Tekni-Plex as announced in mid-April and finalized June 17, 2019.

"DuPont™ Tyvek® Medical & Pharmaceutical Protection is proud to welcome Tekni-Plex as a new authorized converter of Tyvek®, and we look forward to innovating together with their broad portfolio. We are fully confident in Tekni-Plex's team and capabilities, and we will partner together to provide a smooth transition from Amcor to Tekni-Plex," said Leslie Love, Sales Leader, DuPont™ Tyvek® Medical & Pharmaceutical Protection.

Paul J. Young, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tekni-Plex, added, "Tekni-Plex being an authorized converter of DuPont™ Tyvek® represents an opportunity to partner with a world-class supplier with a trusted name and reputation. We look forward to leveraging our shared expertise in material science to fully support our current and new customers."

The partnership between DuPont™ Tyvek® and Tekni-Plex will provide unique capabilities and innovations to customers. Tekni-Plex's reputation for quality, cutting edge material science, and worldwide manufacturing capabilities makes it a leader in introducing new product applications and developments. For medical device markets, Tekni-Plex offers experience in difficult-to-manufacture structures, partnership on validation, and proprietary formulations customized to customer product and end market requirements. In the pharmaceutical space, offers thermoformable blister barrier films (blister packs), flexible films, lidding foils and pouch materials, multi-layer foil, film, barrier and paper structures for child-resistant, non-child-resistant, peelable or retortable pouches and lidding.

The DuPont™ Tyvek® team will continue to provide seamless continuity of support for customers as they transition from Amcor to Tekni-Plex. If you have any questions, contact your current Tyvek® account representative or any member of the Tyvek® Medical & Pharmaceutical Protection team.

About Authorized Converters of DuPont™ Tyvek®

DuPont™ sells Tyvek® Medical & Pharmaceutical grade styles through a network of authorized converters with the expertise and quality systems necessary to process medical-grade styles of Tyvek®. Since its launch in 1972, DuPont™ Tyvek® Medical & Pharmaceutical Protection has developed relationships with these authorized converters that have reputations for high quality and paying attention to the needs of their customers. These manufacturers offer standard lines of products, and many also custom manufacture to customers’ specifications.

About DuPont® Tyvek® Medical & Pharmaceutical Protection

For more than 45 years, Tyvek® has helped to protect the health of millions of patients worldwide and to reduce costs in the health care setting by maintaining sterility of medical devices and supplies to the point of use. Recognized as a standard of excellence in health care packaging, this advanced material is used in virtually every form of sterile medical packaging, as well as a wide variety of pharmaceutical packaging applications. For more information, visit MedicalPackaging.DuPont.com.

About Tekni-Plex

Tekni-Plex is a globally-integrated company focused on developing and manufacturing products for a wide variety of end markets, including medical, pharmaceutical, food, beverage, personal care, household and industrial. Tekni-Plex is headquartered in Wayne, PA, and operates manufacturing sites across eight countries worldwide to meet the needs of its global customers. For more information, visit www.Tekni-Plex.com.